Smyths Toys announces new store opening event and a chance to win a £50 voucher

The new Westwood store opens on February 15 Photo John Horton

UPDATE: Smyths Toys press office confirm Paw Patrol will only be at the store on Saturday 16th February along with PJ Masks. Ben 10 will be there on the Friday along with Lippy Lips and Oscar will be there the whole weekend.

Smyths Toys superstore will celebrate its move to Westwood Retail Park with a special opening event on February 15 – and has teamed up with The Isle of Thanet News to offer one lucky person a £50 store voucher.

The doors of the new store will open at 9am on Friday with a number of special guests over Friday and Saturday, including Chase & Marshall from Paw Patrol, PJ Masks and many more dropping by at various intervals between 9am and 4pm.

There will also be free face-painting, candy floss and plenty of goodies to giveaway!

Store manager, Suzy Parke, said: “We’re delighted to be moving to a brand new Smyths Toys Superstore in Thanet. We are inviting everyone down to join us on Friday February 15th for the opening. There will be various giveaways and some great bargains you won’t want to miss out on so make sure you drop by!”

And there will be even more fun on Saturday, February 16 with a visit from a giant T-Rex!

The team at Schleich will be displaying the model at the store from 9am till 4pm.At  4.5 metres in length he is a sight to be seen and will create the perfect photo opportunity for fans of all things Jurassic.

There will also be a celebration of the launch of The LEGO® Movie 2, with a free LEGO Make & Take event from 9am.

Paul Dearlove from Schleich UK said: “It’s a huge challenge moving our T Rex around the country, but worth seeing the kid’s faces when we do.  He remains a favourite with children of all ages!”

The current store at The Link retail park closes on February 10 ready for the move and reopening on the new site, next door to Matalan,.

To help celebrate Smyths will give one lucky reader of The Isle of Thanet News a £50 store voucher.

To enter simply email [email protected] with your name and contact details by midday on Tuesday, February 12.

The winner will be picked at random and will have their Smyths voucher posted to them.

Find out more about Smyths at  or follow them on facebook at

The legal bit

The Isle of Thanet News accepts no liability for any promotion by a third party and such third party is responsible for the fulfilment of its promotion.

There will be one winner.

The winner will be drawn at random under the supervision of an independent witness.

The editor’s decision is final. The winner will be notified within one day of the draw closing date.

There is no cash alternative.

The winner will receive their voucher through the mail via Smyths Toys.

Prizes are subject to the prize provider’s terms and conditions.

Prizes are not transferable

Entry is open to UK residents aged 16 and over. Employees of The Isle of Thanet News, their families, and anyone professionally connected with this draw are excluded from entering.

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